Some movies made in the olden days of cinema were so amazing that they have been made and re-made several times and still are worth watching. Remakes allow new filmmakers to deliver their unique take on a classic story and give viewers a chance to gain a new appreciation for it. Here are some of the best movie remakes of all time.
- The Departed
Renowned director Martin Scorsese took the 2002 Hong Kong crime thriller ‘Internal Affairs’ to new heights with this remake depicting blurring identities and questionable loyalties. Leonardo DiCaprio plays a young cop who infiltrates Jack Nicholson’s well-guarded inner circle of criminals and Nicholson tries to find the informer before things go too far. The stakes are constantly high and time is about to run out, and each man tries to reveal his counterpart before their real identity is exposed in this trilling drama.
- Casino Royale
An adaptation of Ian Flemings novel and a remake of 1967 film of the same name, this movie takes place at the beginning of James Bond’s career as 007 as he sets out on a mission to defeat Le Chiffre, a terrorist financier. His movie depicts Bond’s mission to bankrupt the villain in a high-stakes game of poker; with numerous twists and exciting arcs.
- No Way Out
Adapted from 1948 movie named The Big Clock, No Way Out is a heart-thumping thriller starring Kevin Costner and Gene Hackman. The plot is based in Pentagon, where the Secretary of Defense is trying to cover up the death of his mistress and a young officer is assigned to solve the murder case. However, the twist lies in the fact that the officer was also having an affair with her. Both the movies were appreciated by the critics and were massive hits at the box office as well.